Cooperative Competition

Cooperative Competition

A term referring to the benefits two or more companies experience while competing with each other for customers or markets. The term may be used ironically since it is, at first glance, an oxymoron.
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These action plans should begin a process of cooperative competition within the clusters to bring advances of scale, interconnection and cooperation.
Impact of Cooperative Competition on Firm Competitive Behavior: An empirical examination.
These terms imply cooperative competition at inter-organisational levels.
She reviews research and thinking about literacies and the layered literacies framework, which involves participation, agency, active spectatorship and apprenticeship, cooperative competition, and reflection.
Obama's virage (bend, turn), if it succeeds in fulfilling its hopes, would considerably enrich the results already acquired, because it would render more purposeful the most powerful state today, with good chances to engage a cooperative competition with the superpower of tomorrow: China.
The existence of this organization illustrates the dynamism of cooperative competition law activity.
A multi-vendor market implies cooperative competition or collaboration on common standards while competing to implement those standards in viable products.
Co-opetition, that '90s state of cooperative competition, is spreading among newspaper web sites.
It is this cooperative competition that is needed for FCS to quickly develop the cutting-edge technologies required and spiral the most promising of them into current forces for further maturation.
The blueprint for success to this perennial problem can be drawn from a word coined way back in 1913 called Co-opetition or Coopetition or Coopertition, meaning Cooperative Competition at inter-organisational levels.
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